According to Samuel who lives with the mother in Ologbo community in Ikpoba-Okha local government area, that a man called One Love promised to give him N50,000 if only he kills the mother and sleeps with her corps Nation reports.
While speaking to newsmen when he was paraded at the Edo State Police Command, he said:
“I wanted to use my mother for ritual. I am 18 years old. My father is dead. It was one man called One Love that told me to use my mother for money ritual. He promised to give me N50,000 if I kill my mother and sleep with her. He said I should cut my mother’s ear and fingers and bring them to him.
“I wanted to cut the ears and fingers before the people came in. I slept with my mother only once. I pressed my mother’s neck to kill her while she was sleeping. The One Love sells drugs. He put something inside the drink he gave and he told me to go and kill my mother.
“The day I went to his house with policemen, the man has ran away. I hail from Oghara. I work in a pure water factory.
“I now feel very bad because I was beaten badly by people. I did what the ritualist told me.”
However, the Police Commissioner, Babatunde Kokumo, said the suspect would soon be charged to court for further investigation and prosecution.